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Danielle AtkinsDanielle Atkins

Assistant Professor

Phone: 865-974-7057

Dr. Atkins' Vita

Field of Study: Public Administration; Public Policy


  • Ph.D. University of Georgia, 2013


Danielle Atkins joined the Department in 2013 after completing her Ph.D. (2013) and M.P.A. (2009) at the University of Georgia. She studies reproductive health policy, representative bureaucracy, and education policy.  She is currently working on several projects focusing on contraceptive parity policy, the effect of teacher representation on student health and education outcomes, and how increased access to emergency contraception affects women's reproductive health related decisions.  Her research is forthcoming in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Public Management Review, and Journal of Public Health Policy.

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